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more problems with syria. >> absolutely. there are some differences here. president obama wants president assad in syria to step down. prime minister amaliki in walk has not done that president obama basically said that's not because iran is pulling the strings. it's just because prime minister amaliki is trying to assert himself here and he doesn't believe sanctions against syria is the way to go. president obama is trying to hold that up as a sign that iraqis are standing on their own two feet in making a decision. >> big news today from the supreme court. the highest court is now set to rule on a controversial immigration crackdown once and foreall a. the decision may impact similar laws across our nation. the supreme court is taking up arizona's tough new law that targets illegal immigrants in that state. the legislation sparked widespread protests as i'm sure many of you remember. and a lawsuit from the white house. the federal appeals court has blocked several key parts from taking effect. one of those key measures requires police to check the immigration status of people
in syria. reports of roving death squads now roving the streets. why is the unitedtates sending its ambassador back there? a live update ahead. >> shepard: well, we are in the mix now. secretary of state hillary clinton held a rare meeting in geneva, switzerland with members of syria's opposition today. and it happened as the syrian government reportedly continues to slaughter unarmed civilians. the united nations reports more than 4,000 civilians have died since the uprising began in march. syria has banned journalists from covering the blood shed, though some have gotten in. including reporter for sky news, which is our sister network in the united kingdom. he went undercover to witness the violence firsthand. here look. >> welcome to home. [gunfire] it's like this every day the snipers don't stop. nine people have died on this street corner this week. >> stewart ramsey of sky news. today, secretary clinton praised the syrian people for standing up to their president bashar assad's regime. >> i think syrians felt in exile and inside syria are behaving with great courage and commit
? >> harris: greg palkot, thank you very much. monitors are in syria keeping watch. [gunfire] activists inside syria say forces regime troops firing live ammunition and tear gas against the citizens protesting against the government. we cannot confirm this for ourselves and syria bans foreign journalists from entering the country. we are relying on am mur video like what you are watching. monitors with the arab league arrived on monday supposedly to observe the situation. from reports inside syria, it seems their arrival has reenjerry jizzed the protesters with thousands of them now taking the streets. the united nations says more than 5,000 people have died in syria's uprising since it began in march. the feds say a controversial new law could let violent criminals who are in our country illegally go right out of jail. now, some lawmakers in congress want to crack down. a live report on fox report from illinois. plus, it's catching unlike, well, wildfire. the numbers are in. so what do you think was one of the hottest holiday gifts? [ male announcer ] if you're giving an amazing gift, shouldn
places to put the bodies following the typhoon and flash flooding. syria. as protests continue across the country, the deputy foreign minister signing a peace deal to allow the 21 nation arab league to send in observers. it's part of a plan to end the government's bloody crackdown. shows soldiers and activists facing off in homes. we can't independently confirm this because syria bars foreign journalists. colombia soccer fans furious after the team's defeat. we are told it started on the field when fans rushed some of the players. then they took the violence to the streets reportedly beating and knifing people and facing off with riot police. officials say at least 12 people were hurt and dozens arrested. siberia. forcing one man to wait for rescue on 00 roof. flights diverted to a nearby airport as firefighters work to get the flames under control. nobody hurt but the blaze destroyed the building. officials are investigating and that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. >> around the world is brought to you by verizon. your holiday smart phone destination. >> she
." tonight, syria, now said to be in the throws of a brand-new civil war. and here at home, your paycheck likely going to change in january. the question is, will it get bigger or smaller? >>> congress is considering whether to extend payroll tax cuts. >> the republicans can stap the heat. >> shep: how will lawmakers cover the cost? >> no reason we should pay for that by raising taxes on the employers we're counting on to help this economy. >> shep: tonight the debate over your paycheck. plus, mystery in aruba. for months, prosecutors held this man in the disappearance of his travel companion. now he's off the island and trying to explain his behavior. tonight gary giordano on what he says really happened the day this woman disappeared. but first from fox on thursday night, we're expecting the u.s. in the to vote tonight on two plans to try to keep our taxes from going up a month from now. a live look at the senate floor where both bills are expected to die tonight. even though leaders of both parties claim they want to extend the payroll tax cut. just yesterday, president obama said lett
to the f 22. >> shepard: thank you. the white house is calling for syria's president to step down after human rights groups accuse government forces of an organized massacre. a witness and activist say troops surrounded an entire town yesterday and killed everyone inside. more than 100 people. [shouting] [gunfire] >> shepard: amateur video here of gunman cracking down on protesters in another city yesterday. of course, as usual, we can't verify this since syria will not let our journalists into the country. activists report 200 people have died in two days even after the president there bashir assad agreed to a peace plan. heading to syria tomorrow to enforce that agreement. the white house says assad has flagrantly violated the deal and does not deserve to rule in syria. a mother's last ditch effort to help a daughter by writing a letter to santa claus. you can tell from this little girl's smile the big guy did not disappoint. then, forget about fries. one burger chain is betting you would rather have a side of share chardonnay. the king could use a drink or two. there is word tonight
of this because syria won't let journalists in to the country. syria signed off last week on an arab league deal to send in those observers to see if assad's regime really would end the violence which the u.n. reports has killed more than 5,000 people since march. today the white house called the crackdown who are risk. horrific. trying to find toddler for two weeks with announcement that has new tips pouring in by the minute. the desperate search for the little girl. plus, another democratic lawmaker set to step down from capitol hill. how could this change the landscape of power? as fox reports tonight. [ male announcer ] you have plans... moments you're looking forward to... what if they were stolen from you? by alzheimer's. this cruel disease costs americans more than $180 billion a year, and could cripple medicare in the near future. the alzheimer's association is taking action, and has been a part of every major advancement. but we won't rest until we have a cure. you have plans... help the alzheimer's association protect them. act now, go to alz.org. ♪ if you're like my patients, you wa
of a power sharing deal with relatives and with the military. another deadly day in syria. president bashar assad's regime continuing a bloody crackdown on its own people even as arab league observers arite in the country to monitor a deal to end the violence. activists say the government forces killed at least 23 people in the central city of hamas today. the city is imeerg up -- gearing up for a massive assault. [gunfire] >> this is amateur of government troops apparently shelling buildings in hams. we can't confirm that since syria won't let foreign journalists into the country. activists say government forces have killed 275 civilians in the past week since president assad agreed to let the arab league send in monitors. filibuster well, after a busy year in d.c. president obama is taking a break in hawaii and getting to know some of his supporters. his close encounter with a very curious baby. plus new polling numbers ahead. the latest for a search for a missing toddler in maine. what police say they think led to her disappearance more than a week ago. that's next. are >> trace: he is p
with stones. we can not independently confirm this because syria bars foreign journalists. all of this unfolding as arab league observers monitor progress and ending the ten months of bloodshed that have reportedly killed at least 5,000 people. state tv showing day two of their tour in holmes where an independent journalist claims to have captured these images on the days leading up to christmas. chaos in the streets as protesters reportedly attempt to dodge sniper attacks and south of there, dead levi less than in damascus university after a student opened fire in the middle of an exam. our top story as we go around the world in 80 seconds. syria. according to a local news agency, the sore more took out a hand gun and targeted fellow students. we're told one of them tried to stop the suspect who shot him three times, killing him. four others hurt. a witness said some of those students support president assad. the gunman reportedly still on the run. >>> indonesia. days of heavy rain triggered a deadly flow of cold lava from a volcanic eruption earlier this month. thousands evac
: taking a look at the viciousness in syria. a pair of suicide car bomb attacks killing 40 and injuring more than a hundred. in the capital of damascus. the government there blaming al qaeda for those attacks saying it's proof that terrorists are behind the 10-month long uprising there. there are a lot of doubts about that claim. canada's foreign minister called the allegations comical. opponents of the regime hinting that the syrian government may have orchestrated the attack in an effort to justify their brutal repression. keep in mind the united nations reports that more than a thousand people have died in syria since those protests began. in fact, we're told government forces slaughtered more than 100 fleeing villagers on tuesday alone. the fox chief report correspondent jonathan hunt joins me with more. a lot of skepticism about the regime's claim. >> in the eyes of many experts it's all too con yent. the american league observers aride yesterday within hours and you get these attacks enabling the assad regime to say you see, we told you. so these are terrorists, not pro-democracy
from syria. government television there showing pictures of war games that supposedly happened over the weekend. we have no way to verify that since syria won't let foreign journalists into the country at all. analysts say these exercises more intense than usual and similar to a real battle. the u.s. has called for the syrian president bashar assad to step down after eight month crackdown on protesters. estimate some 4,000 people have been killed. a serious political set back for one of the world's most powerful men. delivered a blow to vladimir putin's ruling party as it lost several key seats in parliament this weekend. opponents now call it the party of thieves. today the secretary of state for the united states hillary clinton says the u.s. is concerned about possible election day fraud. the russian people like people everywhere deserve the right to have their voices heard and they are both counted. >> keep in mind the u.s. has given russia nearly $10 billion in aid over the past decade. brand new protests in moscow reportedly some of the largest that city has seen in many years
interesting. jennifer griffin thank you very much, good to see. >> you despite montle of blood test in syria, thousands of protesters hit the streets again today once again calling for the downfall of their president. [chanting] >> harris: we're told this is one of the largest antigovernment demonstrations since the uprising began back in march. international observers are now inside syria and they have been since monday to monitor progress on the plan to end the regime's deadly crackdown on protesters. activists say government forces killed at least another 19 people today. the united nations continues to report an estimated 5,000 people have died since the violence began months ago. well, many of our nation's military heros are fighting to survive the economy once they get home returning from war. now a new program putting a different kind of battle buddy at their side. in california, community colleges are joining forces with the department of veterans affairs. to help some of our service members go back to school. the unemployment rate among veterans serving since the iraq war began has
iraq sits right between turkey, syria and iran. all three of those nations have regional ambitions. all will try to exert influence inside iraq. that's why the defense secretary had to acknowledge today the tough road ahead. listen. >> iraq will be tested in the days ahead. by terrorism. by those who would seek to divide. by economic and social issues. by the demands of democracy itself. challenges remain but the united states will be there to stand by the iraqi people. >> no doubt that iraq will need u.s. help in the coming months and years but that help no longer coming in the form of boots on the ground, shep. >> shepard: the president and the defense secretary today trying to make the case we have left that country better than we found it? >> the defense secretary said as much today. the president, you will remember at his speech at fort bragg said the same yesterday that iraq is now more stable than it was. fox news contributor and pulitzer prize winning journalist judy miller has spent more time than most in iraq the past few years. i asked her today whether she believes it's a be
. those 17 and older just need to prove their age. well, the thousands of deaths in syria are not his fault. that from syrian president bashar assad. who today strongly denied he ordered his troops to slaughter unarmed civilians, despite the fact that he is the commander of that country's armed forces. of course the united nations reports president assad's regime has reported crimes against humanity by killing unarmed protesters calling on assad to step down. the u.n. claims more than 4,000 syrians have died in that 10 month uprising but in an exclusive interview with abc barbara walters airing today, president obama denied responsibility. listen. >> not my forces. forces belong to the government. i don't own them. i'm president. i don't own the country. >> you have to give the order. >> no, no, no. >> not by your demand? >> no one's command. there is no command to kill or to be brutal. >> assad also blamed the violence on criminals and religious extremists who he said were getting in the mix with peaceful protesters, the chief fox report correspondent jonathan hunt with the news. is
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